[ kwon-ti-tey-tiv ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late 16th century; Latin from medieval Latin quantitativus, from Latin quantitas
  • perceptible
  • significant
  • undeterminable
  • unmeasurable
  • imperceptible
  • insignificant
relating to, measuring, or measured by the quantity of something rather than its quality
A) After quantitative analysis, we discovered one element was composed of more hydrogen than the other. B) I struggled with quantitative chemistry in school.
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